Our Professors are highly experienced Black Belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Fitness instruction. The focus is to keep the school a safe, fun and yet challenging environment of training.
Thiago “Soldier” Teixeira
Professor Thiago Teixeira is an experienced Strength and Conditioning Coach, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt specialized in the training of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA fighters.
Professor Thiago was a Sergeant in the Brazilian Army for 7 years from the time he turned 18, leading the physical and shooting training of all soldiers entering the force whilst also completing a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education and training Martial Arts.
Professor Thiago’s qualifications
- Degree in Physical Education
- Certificate III in Business
- Certificate IV in Marketing
- Diploma in Management
- Certificate II, III, IV & Diploma in Sports Coaching
- Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
- Certificate III & IV in Fitness
- Advanced Diploma in Leadership & Management
- Group Training Specialisation
- Community Coaching Program Specialization
1 x QLD State Champion Gi 2021
1 x QLD State Champion No-Gi 2021
1 x QLD Bjj Circuit Open Weight Master Champion 2021
1 x QLD Bjj Circuit Light Weight Master 2nd Place 2021
1 x BarraFit Games Oceania Champion 2018
2 x Abu Dabhi Pro 2nd Place
2 x NSW Sates Championship 2nd Place
2 x QLD States Championship 2nd Place
1 x Pan Pacific NoGi 2nd place
Being the son of a judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, Professor Johan cannot remember the days that Martial Arts weren’t part of his life.
Competing from a very early age and wining import titles trough all the colour belts, he achieved his life long goal of earning his Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2018.
Before arriving in Australia Professor Johan has trained and taught BJJ in gyms all over the world such as Brazil, Africa, Italy and Spain.
Gold Coast is now his new home, and Professor Johan is ready to share his Brazilian Jiu-Jistu Knowledge with all the students of Virtue.
1 x QLD Bjj Circuit Medium Weight 2nd Place 2021